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    they are going on a kona sutra ltd that will be...

    they are going on a kona sutra ltd that will be loaded down with 3.5 stone of whiskey, no weighing will be necessary.
    non-boost, XD, 142x12, 15mm
    pretty sure I'm sold. I'll drop you a line.
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    interested, $$? though from my general...

    interested, $$?
    though from my general understanding of your riding i'm assuming beat to shit, or have all the prosthetic body parts slowed your roll.
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    wtb: 27.5 rear wheel, XD, 12x142, 6 bolt

    Shot in the dark, will be used on a packing/gravel/touring bike, need not be super wide, actually a bit skinnier is preferred - rim iw ~24 would be great.
    Don't care about cosmetics, but not...
  4. ordered a trail pistola. the wait is a certainly...

    ordered a trail pistola. the wait is a certainly a bit of a bummer.
    $200 question MRP ribbon 140 or fox 36 grip 2 performance elite 140 or ???
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    Issued a claim settlement from homeowners ins. ...

    Issued a claim settlement from homeowners ins.
    Have rented the following bikes:
    Giant trance advance 29 - great all day ride
    Ibis ripely - faaast - setup for wife
    Norco sight c3 - 29 - good...
  6. Thread: Trucks.

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    Sometimes I find owning a full size truck to be a...

    Sometimes I find owning a full size truck to be a pain in the ass.
    Other times Iím stoked on the ability to go full junk show.
    Case in point: 2,400 lbs, 17í long. Fortunately I only needed to go...
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    Just rode 3.5 hrs of single track on a giant...

    Just rode 3.5 hrs of single track on a giant advanced trance 29er. All is not lost! They can steal my bike, but they can’t take our fun!
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    Drugs suck mmmkay. Yeah we have never had...

    Drugs suck mmmkay.
    Yeah we have never had problems here before. Icicle bikes is treating us well.
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    Bike trip begins with thievery...

    Had our my bikes removed from the roof rack (locked) within 6 hrs of being in Whitehorse. RCMP report filed, insurance claim filed. Time to look for rentals. Good times.
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    Likely oct 4-14. Looking to ride the hot springs...

    Likely oct 4-14. Looking to ride the hot springs loop.
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    Boise gear stash?

    Looking for a place to securely stash some gear/bags while on a 10-14 day bike trip that starts and ends at the Boise airport.
    I canít find anything about bag storage at the airport and therefore...
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    Rode a patrol for a day in bellingham. Mrs was on...

    Rode a patrol for a day in bellingham. Mrs was on the scout.
    We demo'd Kona process 153 29r and 27.5 the previous day.
    the process 29r was the best all around bike of he bunch. up/down - stable...
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    they freak me the fuck out. I typically use a...

    they freak me the fuck out. I typically use a come-along from far far away...
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    Perfect, thanks. Been mostly reviewing BC tree...

    Perfect, thanks. Been mostly reviewing BC tree felling videos. Those things are awesome. Extra info is bonus for a hack like me.
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    good hangup resource? finishing a build and...

    good hangup resource?
    finishing a build and want to start clearing a view. thick with spruce and hemlock, a few birch thrown in. mostly same age trees. property steps down in tiers.
    i'm ok at...
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    Mid-40s, just got my ass handed to me trying to...

    Mid-40s, just got my ass handed to me trying to kiteboard today. Been snowkiting for years, first time out on water. Lasted for 2 hrs, a decade ago I would give'er for 5. Still plenty strong, but...
  17. Thread: View right now

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    287915

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  18. 286839 Taking the truck out of town for a...

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    Taking the truck out of town for a month starting tomorrow, caliper seized last night. Everything is rusted together - breaker bar, anti seize, heat... saltwater environments are not...
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    Was setting up to reverse sear a large venison...

    Was setting up to reverse sear a large venison roast last night. Oven was otherwise occupied so threw it in the smoker, gave it a light smoke while getting up to 120. Let it rest for a few, then...
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    where are the coolers?

    where are the coolers?
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    I've had the GP1s on my commuter with swept back...

    I've had the GP1s on my commuter with swept back bars for the past decade or so. Works great.
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    I'll pipe up as a once alpinist, now armchair...

    I'll pipe up as a once alpinist, now armchair hack, old, opinionated asshole.
    I'd venture that 0.10 percent of these people are "qualified", and that is a really generous assessment.
    Having done...
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    I fully understand not wanting to mix fine...

    I fully understand not wanting to mix fine spirits, have some scotches that likely won't even see a splash of water, let alone a cube (or be given to someone who can't appreciate good scotch).
    But...
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    build your own... cocktails

    Evil genius chemist?
    Disturbed bar patron?
    Cocktail curious?

    Welcome!

    On occasion I grab randoms off the shelf and mix. Results are highly variable, often damn near undrinkable (but has...
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    Ahhh Schweppes is crap, at least get some fever...

    Ahhh Schweppes is crap, at least get some fever tree or Q.
    Port chilkoot gin will greatly improve your drink.
    The orange bitters are a nice touch!
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    Depends what you are doing... 1x everyday 36 -...

    Depends what you are doing...

    1x everyday 36 - 10/42 have a 30 chainring but haven't ever bothered to use it.
    1x is much preferred if you travel with your bike - less for the airlines to destroy...
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    all of Buddhism...
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    Skate skiing in Canmore yesterday was nice....

    Skate skiing in Canmore yesterday was nice. T-shirt weather. Be surprised if there is any snow after next week. Touring in Rogers today, be in rev tomorrow. Any advice on where to head,...
  29. Ah man, sincere condolences to your family.

    Ah man, sincere condolences to your family.
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    tried the pop the shields off method a number of...

    tried the pop the shields off method a number of times. I typically need to replace the bb sometime between 30 mins and 90 days after mucking around in there.
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    oh yeah - i've been riding this bike sine 03/04? ...

    oh yeah - i've been riding this bike sine 03/04?
    also have a bike touring setup that needs a new bb and mt bike, plus wife's bikes, so would likely change those out to the same setup as well....
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    most serviceable bb?

    Looking for a bb (threadfit, english 73, external cup) that can be easily maintained
    Emphasis on "easy"
    I live in a rainforest, next to the ocean, so think lots of (salt) water
    Pretty much...
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    yeah warranty those - i warrantied a pair of zero...

    yeah warranty those - i warrantied a pair of zero guide that had a split on the lower shell.
    technica routed the exchange through the purchase location
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    The top of the trees were in, booted the lower...

    The top of the trees were in, booted the lower half. Route goes up piedad now. Bit thin and no refresh in sight, but sunshine...
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    I heard fairbanks conditions were good last...

    I heard fairbanks conditions were good last saturday? That rock skiing is gnar!
    The kat to koot race this last weekend was fun, southeast may be in a drought, but sunshine and shin/knee deep works...
  36. Use these for hunting - picked up at costco -...

    Use these for hunting - picked up at costco - cheap, relatively light, work...
    poles

    MSR freelite 2 - light, bugproof, we use it bikepacking
    tent

    Easy stove kit - works
    stove

    Light,...
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    I've been skiing Chilkat Pass for the past...

    I've been skiing Chilkat Pass for the past decade+, have had phenomenal, ski anything you see, pow turns in March and April. The past few (5?) seasons have been pretty bad. Last March was the worst,...
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    i'm 5'10" - 32" inseam on a medium spitfire -...

    i'm 5'10" - 32" inseam on a medium spitfire - fits fine, could go large but tend toward smaller frames.
  39. Thread: ZBo

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    most excellent!

    most excellent!
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    Bombed a 5km downhill - came close to track stand...

    Bombed a 5km downhill - came close to track stand at the bottom when I got the brunt of the wind head-on. Had to hike when it was a crosswind, otherwise would just get blown into the ditch.


    ...
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    Drove the Sneafellsnes Penn - looked fun, but was...

    Drove the Sneafellsnes Penn - looked fun, but was chauffeuring my in-laws. Took the ferry from Stykkisholmur to Brjanslaekur then biked ~450 km to Holmavik.


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    Bused to Reykjavik then...
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    north fjordland tour

    Biked for 9 days this past summer in Iceland

    This shit is on fire!

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Iceland/i-pK682Dr/0/98ba7841/L/iceland-3-L.jpg
    ...
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    Just did our annual south mountain 10 miler in...

    Just did our annual south mountain 10 miler in Phoenix.
    Good temp, more crowded than usual, and greener!
    Happy thanksgiving!
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    klar, have you picked up a pacraft?

    klar, have you picked up a pacraft?
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    Entirely possible that I can make this though I...

    Entirely possible that I can make this though I likely couldn't get there before 6:30 or 7 at the earliest, due to meetings and what not - too late?
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    Roof goes on this week. Be dried in soon. Roof...

    Roof goes on this week. Be dried in soon.
    Roof got pushed up to 3:12 instead of the 2:12 I wanted - simply for ease of building a metal roof that will last. Other than that it is basically the same...
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    fries

    fries
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    Canavan

    Canavan
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    Nice. Fond memories of learning to ski there and...

    Nice. Fond memories of learning to ski there and at Bluemont circa 1980.
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    Yeah what GS said. Got heatstroke in college from...

    Yeah what GS said. Got heatstroke in college from a 3 hr intense crew practice. Felt off, could not cool down, was laying in bed feeling miserable and got up to call my folks to tell them I wasn’t...
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